The Vestry is the lay governing body of All Saints’ parish. Church canons state that the Wardens and Vestry are the legal representatives of the parish with respect to parish property and the relations of the parish to its clergy. In addition, along with the Rector, the Wardens and Vestry set the long term plans for the parish. To view minutes from Vestry meetings, click here.
A member of All Saints’ for 37 years. Frank is currently serving on the Vestry, and as a Verger, chalice bearer, lector and as co-chair of the Honduras Medical Mission. In the past, he has served as Senior Warden, a member of the Vestry, the Long-Range Planning Committee, Budget Committee, Compensation Review Committee, co-chair of the annual Diocesan Council in Tupelo, Executive Committee of the Diocese of Mississippi, and the Diocesan Place of Meeting committee. Occupation: Owner, Mississippi Bottled Water of Tupelo and owner/pilot of “Amercia” hot air balloon.
PAMELA COX, JR. WARDEN
A member of All Saints’ for 35 years. Pamela currently serves as President of ECW, is a member of the choir, Altar Guild, Flower Guild, and the Neighborhood Life Committee. She also serves as a chalice bearer, lector and intercessor. Pamela’s past service includes serving as the Christian Education director for 7½ years, chair of the Altar Guild, Stewardship and Finance committees, and a graduate of the first class of Education for Ministry at All Saints’. She served 10 years as a member of the Diocesan Stewardship Committee, with 5 of those years as chair. Pamela has served as a delegate and alternate for Annual Council of Diocese of Mississippi, the Tombigbee representative to the Diocesan Altar Guild, and as an alternate delegate to the 71st General Convention of the Episcopal Church. She currently serves as the hospitality chair and board member of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, a board member of the GumTree Museum of Art, and has been a director of The Green Lumber Company, since 1981. She has served as the director of The Gardiner Company, Mississippi Investments, Inc., and Town House Motel, Inc., past president of The Lausanne Collegiate School Alumni Association, 2-term trustee of The Lausanne Collegiate School, board member of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, Mississippi.
Occupation: Freelance writer and photographer, mother of two daughters, Clark Tims and the late Mary Gardiner Tims.
Class of 2018
A member of All Saints’ since May, 2014. Tony was born November 1, 1965 in Carthage, Mississippi. He moved to the Tupelo area in 1983 to attend college at ICC. He graduated from the Radiology program with an Associate Degree in 1985. Tony is married to Deanna and they have two children Katelyn, born in April of 1993 and Ben in April of 1997. He was brought up attending the Church of Christ for 17 + years, baptized at Baptist Church in northwest Alabama in 1984. Occupation: 1985 – present, NMMC, Radiographer
A member of All Saints’ for 2 years. Beth is currently a member of Daughters of the King, Altar Guild, and bell choir. She also serves as a chalice bearer, church office volunteer, BSA Troop 85 committee member and co-chair of Saints’ Brew. Past service included co-chair of the Connecter’s Committee and VBS volunteer. She is active in the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. Occupation: Retired Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
A member of All Saints’ for 2 years. Britt serves on the Connector’s Committee, the Landscape and Property Committee and is a Sr. EYC volunteer. He is an active volunteer with the Tupelo Community Theatre. He has been active in the Nettleton Civitan Club, MS North District Jr. Civitan (chairman 2004-2005). Occupation: Carpenter at Glyn Hester Builders
A member of All Saints’ for 18 years. Rufus is currently a member of the Vestry (filling the unexpired term of Amanda Foster.) He is the chair of the Neighborhood Life Committee. His past service included EYC leader, Episcopal Single People and the Outreach Committee. Rufus has served on the Kairos Prison Team Ministry and as a spiritual director, guest coordinator and bursor with the Society of St. John the Evangelist. He currently volunteers with the Tupelo Community Theater, the Downtown Main Street Association events and the Northeast Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. He also serves as an airbnb host. Occupation: BancorpSouth – Reconcilements
Class of 2019
A member of All Saints’ for 1 year. George currently volunteers with the Saints’ Brew ministry and is a member of the Understanding the Sunday Scriptures Sunday School class. His past service includes serving on the organ renovation committee.
Occupation: President, Tupelo Hardware Company
A member of All Saints’ for 30 years. Ken is a graduate of Education for Ministry and currently serves as co-mentor of the group. His past service includes serving as a member of the Vestry, Budget committee, Neighborhood Life committee, as a delegate to Annual Council for the Diocese of Mississippi, and a member of the Honduras Medical Mission. He has also served as a lector and chalice bearer. Ken has been a member of Rotary and served on the board of directors of Salvation Army.
Occupation: Financial consultant – retired
A member of All Saints’ for 25 years. Fred currently serves as an usher, treasurer of the Diocese of Mississippi and is ex-officio as Treasurer on the Diocesan Finance Committee, Executive Committee and Trustees. He also serves as a volunteer with Boy Scout Troop 85, S.A.F.E. Inc. and Talbot House. His past service at All Saints’ includes serving on the Vestry, two terms as Sr. Warden, a member of the Stewardship Committee, Finance Committee, rector search committee, youth and adult Sunday School teacher, Long Range
Planning Committee, Property Acquisition Committee, Outreach Committee, Columbarium Committee and as an Endowment Trustee. Fred has served as a volunteer with Boy Scout Troop 12, United Way, Catch Kids, Inc., and Crimestoppers, Inc.
Occupation: Certified Public Accountant; husband of Diane, father of Elizabeth and Leighton, grandfather of Alston, Avery, Zach, Eliza and Natalie.
MARTHA ANN STAUB
A member of All Saints’ for 23 years. Martha Ann currently serves on the Servant Ministry committee, the Memorial Committee and as a team member of Saints’ Brew. Her past service includes serving as a member of the Altar Guild and as a family head. Martha Ann currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the Board of Directors of Shepherd Center and the Board of Directors of Faith Haven.
Occupation: Retired teacher
Class of 2020
A member of All Saints’ for 23 years. Les currently serves as a lector and an adult Sunday School teacher. In the past, he has served as the Stewardship Chair, a member of the Vestry (1996-1998), Senior Warden (1998-2000), (2006-2008), Co-chair, Building Committee (concept phase), Chair, Initial Capital Campaign, youth Sunday School teacher. Les currently serves as a member of the diocesan Safe Church Committee (2000-present), Title IV Advisor (assisting in discipline cases involving priests and deacons) (2000-2010, 2013-present), President, Disciplinary Board (2011-2012), and as a delegate to Diocesan Annual Council (multiple years). He has also served on the Committee on Sexual Exploitation (2001-2003), Task Force on Disciplinary Policy and Procedure (2001-2006), Title IV Advisor (assisting in discipline cases involving bishops), Consultant, Canons Committee, 2006 General Convention, Title IV Task Force for Education (2009-2011). Occupation: Lawyer (30 years); husband of Carol (32 years); father of two adult children; reader of books; disciple of St. Louis Cardinals.
A member of All Saints’ for 3 ½ years. Dana is currently the chair of our Hospitality committee. She serves on Altar Guild and The Care Team. She is a member of the Mississippi Association of Gifted Children Executive Board, the Lee County Democratic Executive Committee and a Tupelo Community Theatre volunteer. Her past community service included Tupelo Park and Recreation Advisory Board-Ward 7 Representative, Tupelo Park and Recreation Friends of the Park President, Tupelo High School Band Booster Executive Board, Boy Scout Pack 85 Parent Committee President and Thomas Street School PTO President. Other: 2015 Tupelo Public School District Teacher of Distinction; 2014-2015 Tupelo Public School District Innovation in the Classroom Award; 2013-2014 Tupelo Public School District Innovation in the Classroom Award. Occupation: Gifted Education Teacher-Tupelo Public School District.
BETTY LEE MARSHALL
A member of All Saints’ for 48 years. Betty Lee currently serves on Altar Guild, Stewardship committee, choir, Saints’ Brew and the Property Committee. In the past, Betty Lee has served as a member of the Vestry and as Jr. Warden, the Capital Campaign committee, Building committee, Finance committee and the Christian Education committee. She has also volunteered with the symphony. She currently volunteers with Women 1st, Tree of Life Clinic and the Shepherd’s Center. Occupation: High School math teacher (retired).
A member of All Saints’ for 10 years. Bud is a member of the choir. In the past, Bud has served on the Vestry, Capital Campaign committee, the Rector Search committee and the Vocational Discernment committee. He volunteers with the Tupelo Community Theatre. Other: Guitar picker, avid reader, sometime writer and computer geek. Occupation: Finance Manager, Ashley Sleep Division, Ashley Furniture.